Jerrold R. Griggs



Education
Ph.D.  Applied Mathematics  MIT, Cambridge, MA  1977 
B.A.  Mathematics  Pomona College  1973 
Experience
2008 – Present  Carolina Distinguished Professor  University of South Carolina 
1988 – Present  Professor  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
2008 – 2012  Chair  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
2006 – 2008  Interim Chair  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
1983 – 1988  Associate Professor  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
1981 – 1983  Assistant Professor  Department of Mathematics, Univ. of South Carolina 
1979 – 1981  Assistant Professor  University of Hawaii 
1977 – 1979  Bateman Research Inst.  California Institute of Technology 
Research
Research Interests
 combinatorics
 extremal set theory
 extremal graph theory
 graph coloring
 operations research
 applications of discrete math to biology
 number theory
 analysis of algorithms
 communications
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Teaching Activities
Current Courses
 Math 241  Vector Calculus
 Math 574  Discrete Math I
Previous Courses
 Math 546  Algebraic Structures I
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Honors and Other Special Scientific Recognition
 2009 – Fellow of SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Math)
 2008 – Carolina Distinguished Professor
 20032009  EditorinChief, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics
 1999  USC Russell Research Award in Science and Engineering
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5 Selected Publications
 J. R. Griggs, W.T. Li, and L. Lu, Diamondfree families, J. Combinatorial Theory (ser. A) 119 (2012), 310322.
 J. R. Griggs and L. Lu, On families of subsets with a forbidden subposet, Combin., Prob., and Computing 18 (2009), 731–748.
 J. R. Griggs and D. Kr´al’, Graph labellings with variable weights, a survey, Disc. Appl. Math. 157 (2009), 2646–2658.
 J. R. Griggs and G. O. H. Katona, No four subsets forming an N, J. Combin. Th. (ser. A) 115 (2008), 677–685.
 J. R. Griggs and X. T. Jin, Real number graph labelings with distance conditions, SIAM J. Disc. Math. 20 (2006), 302–327.
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IMI Preprints and Seminars
Go to the list of 19 preprints and 4 seminars by Jerrold R. Griggs.BACK TO TOP